Compare IBM Lotus Sametime vs. Webex

IBM Lotus Sametime is ranked 11th in Virtual Meetings with 1 review while Webex is ranked 6th in Virtual Meetings with 3 reviews. IBM Lotus Sametime is rated 9.0, while Webex is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of IBM Lotus Sametime writes "Easily communicate and share files with colleagues". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Webex writes "Screen sharing and remote control help us solve customer problems much faster". IBM Lotus Sametime is most compared with Skype for Business, Cisco Jabber and Webex, whereas Webex is most compared with TeamViewer, Skype for Business and Adobe Connect.
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Pros
I can view the status and availability of colleagues or team members, which makes it easy to approach them when they are available.

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The best feature is to be able to share the screen or just some application we want, even a video or audio, then request the remote control of the device with which they have connected.It allows me to conduct meetings, share files, record events, chat, and have presentations with co-workers.

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Cons
The webinar should be integrated into Sametime for a larger number of participants.

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The modification of the email template is not very intuitive.

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The price of the license depends a lot on the type of service required and whether it is for the entire company or only for a few users.I have recently switched to a different solution. WebEx is more costly. There are equivalent solutions at a lower cost.

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Ranking
11th
out of 19 in Virtual Meetings
Views
856
Comparisons
666
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
345
Avg. Rating
9.0
6th
out of 19 in Virtual Meetings
Views
8,879
Comparisons
7,211
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
402
Avg. Rating
8.7
Top Comparisons
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Lotus SametimeCisco Spark
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Overview
Collaborate instantly with social communications using voice, data and video.

Webex is designed to help companies improve communication and increase productivity with unlimited HD video meetings in shared meeting spaces.

Companies can use Webex, a Cisco product, to collaborate with peers, share documents and other information, create high-impact webinars and online events, and present dynamic online courses. It can be tailored to your exact company needs and can be fully integrated with mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry.

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Sample Customers
Connect2Cloud, Superior Group, Daifuku Co. Ltd., Seaward, The City of Fort Worth, Christian Brothers Services, Berlitz, Deutsche Notes User Group, Danske Fysioterapeuter, Slumberland, La Vacanza, Rheinmetall AG Seagate Technology, Kohn Pedersen Fox, World Vision International, Glen Raven, University of Notre Dame, CEV Multimedia, The Food Group, LUMEDX, California Baptist University, and Georgetown University Law Center.
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REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider29%
Insurance Company14%
Energy/Utilities Company14%
Pharma/Biotech Company14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company19%
Comms Service Provider17%
Non Profit9%
Financial Services Firm9%
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